The Delicate but Potent Nostalgia of Rise of Skywalker

I hated The Rise of Skywalker. Continue reading The Delicate but Potent Nostalgia of Rise of Skywalker

The Superhero Pantheon Holiday Special 2019 (Into The Spider-Verse & Watchmen)

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It’s the holiday season, and listeners get a special treat with a 90 minute discussion of Watchmen featuring Jerome Cusson and special guest Ben Phillips. They discuss one of the best shows of the year and one of the most impactful superhero properties ever created. Then Brian joins Jerome for a discussion of Spider-Man:Into the Spider Verse. Is this finally the film to break the Spider-man pantheon curse? Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Holiday Special 2019 (Into The Spider-Verse & Watchmen)

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 42: Venom

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Jerome and Brian are back to talk about the inexplicably successful Venom movie from last year. Marvel at how a movie with Eddie Brock in a lobster tank and symbiotes making sexy time could make 800 million dollars at the box office. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 42: Venom

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 41: Ant-Man and the Wasp

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It’s the third sequel in a row as Jerome and Brian look at Infinity War’s chaser to discuss its true value and whether or not this movie even needed a villain. Listen to an MCU movie you likely forgot about from last year. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 41: Ant-Man and the Wasp

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 40: Deadpool 2

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Jerome and Brian discuss Deadpool 2. Although very popular, there is a split in their feelings about this movie. There’s continuing conversation about fridging, and Jerome discusses the sometimes complicated nature of false binaries. A good episode this week as the duo attempts to figure out what will happen next in this franchise.  Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 40: Deadpool 2

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 39: The Incredibles 2

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We go all the way back to 2018 to re-evaluate Incredibles 2, a movie that had a lot of expectations to live up to after 14 years. Jerome and Brian may have been disappointed, but that doesn’t mean it was all bad. Find out what worked and what didn’t about the sequel 14 years in the making. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 39: The Incredibles 2

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 38: Dredd

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Karl Urban decided not to show his face. Lena Hedley gets to steal the show as the primary villain. Perhaps most importantly, the Barksdale gang (at least one member) gets to ride again. Listen to find out why this Dredd movie became a cult hit and probably deserves more love (and possibly a sequel or streaming show). Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 38: Dredd